Summary: S.1576 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (07/18/2017)

Industrial Hemp Water Rights Act

This bill specifies that the owner of an absolute or conditional water right, or an entity that receives or distributes water contracted from the federal government, may use or sell the water for the cultivation of industrial hemp if the growth or cultivation of industrial hemp is otherwise authorized under the laws of the state in which the use occurs. The bill applies regardless of whether the water has passed through a federal water project.